Display of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) began in Khulna-2 constituency on Saturday as voters of the area will cast their votes with EMV during the 11th national parliament election, reports BSS.
Deputy Commissioner who is also the returning officer of Khulna Md Helal Uddin disclosed the decision of the Election Commission (EC) to journalists at a view-exchange meeting held at the deputy commissioner’s conference room. The DC said EVM will be displayed everyday at four centres of ward-22 in the city.
The centres are Khulna Zilla School, Pioneer Girls College, Abu Hanif Keratul Quran Madrasha and Fatima Girls School. Apart from this, EVM will be gradually displayed at 157 centres from 10 am to 5 pm on December 12 which will be continued till the day before the election, he said.
The query of voters regarding EVM use will be solved through such display, he added. Additional Deputy Commissioner (general) Ziaur Rahman, District Election Officer Mohammad Majharul Islam, Additional Director of the Secretariat of Election Commission ASM Iqbal Hasan, President of Khulna Press Club Faruk Ahmed, General Secretary Mallick Shudhangsha and journalists of both print, electronic and online, among others, were present.